Andrea Menaker

Andrea Menaker is a Partner in the International Arbitration Practice of White & Case LLP and heads the Public International Law Group. After more than a decade in the Washington, DC office, Ms. Menaker transferred to London in 2019 to grow the Firm’s investment arbitration practice and expand its public international law work. Ms. Menaker represents investors and States in ground-breaking cases. She also regularly advises on arbitral award recognition and enforcement proceedings worldwide. She additionally has served as an expert witness on investor-State issues and as arbitrator, and serves on numerous boards and committees of organizations devoted to the advancement and / or administration of international arbitration, including ASIL, HKIAC, SCC, SAA, ASA and ICCA. Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Menaker was Chief of the NAFTA Arbitration Division for the US State Department, where she was lead counsel for the US in arbitrations under the NAFTA’s investment chapter. During that time, she participated in the drafting of investment and dispute resolution provisions in BITs and FTAs, as well as NAFTA interpretations and guidelines.